Bucket list travel: Trans-Siberian Railway

Rail adventurer and Golden Eagle contributor Matthew Woodward has recently had his first book published; Trans-Siberian Adventures. We asked Matthew […]

100 Years of Revolution: travelling on the Trans-Siberian railway in 2017

The Trans Siberian Express, 17th June to 1 July 2017:  my first Golden Eagle trip of the year as Guest […]

Behind The Scenes With Tour Designer, Matt

For over 25 years, the team at Golden Eagle Luxury Trains has lovingly designed and operated an exciting range of […]

Why now is the time to visit Iran

Iran has fast emerged as a must-visit destination in recent years. Find out why it is back on travellers’ radars […]

The Aurora Borealis Explained

Guest astronomer, Professor Don Kurtz, retells his journey aboard the Golden Eagle Arctic Explorer journey earlier this year and answers the […]

The Enigmatic Silk Road

It has a reputation of being one of the world’s most evocative and fascinating train journeys, but prior to the […]

Retrace the Russian Revolution in St. Petersburg

1917 is without question one of the most influential years in history. It is the year that saw two uprisings, […]

7 Fascinating Great Wall of China Facts

To celebrate the release of the latest Universal Pictures blockbuster, The Great Wall, starring Matt Damon, we have put together […]

St. Petersburg’s White Nights Must-Do’s

The ‘White Nights’ season, which is enthusiastically celebrated in St. Petersburg, exists between late May and early July when sun-filled […]

Explore the Arctic this winter

Venture towards the summit of the northern hemisphere with a visit to the Arctic Circle this winter. Golden Eagle’s Arctic […]

Why Heart of Persia should be your next trip

Iran has quickly emerged as a must-visit travel destination; since the lifting of economic sanctions earlier this year and the […]

Introducing Michael Portillo

We are excited to announce that Journalist and broadcaster, Michael Portillo, will be hosting a series of guest lectures on […]

Highlights of the South Caucasus

The countries bordering the shores of the Caspian Sea are home to some of the most fascinating cultures, as well as […]

Discover enchanting Tibet & China

The newest itinerary to be added to our 2017 collection of private rail journeys is the Tibet and China Rail […]

NAADAM FESTIVAL – A CLOSER LOOK

Each year between 11th – 13th July, Mongolia celebrates its biggest festival of the calendar year. The Naadam Festival, known […]

In search of the momentous Midnight Sun

This incredible rail journey takes us in search of the incredible Midnight Sun, during the celebratory White Nights season. We cross deep […]

Longitude: time travel on the Trans-Siberian

Rail adventurer Matthew Woodward shares his thoughts on the ever changing time zones of the Trans-Siberian railway. Getting anyone to […]

Celebrating 100 years of the Trans-Siberian Railway

This year, Golden Eagle Luxury Trains is celebrating 100 years since the completion of the Trans-Siberian railway, coinciding with a […]

Treasures of the Trans-Siberian railway

To celebrate Golden Eagle’s twentieth year of touring along the Trans-Siberian Railway, we put together a list of our top treasures waiting to […]

Enchanting Arctic Explorer in images

A photographer’s delight, the Arctic Explorer tour at New Year remains a firm favourite amongst Golden Eagle passengers. What better way […]

Danube Express’ culinary delights

Gastronomy and fine wines are an intrinsic part of our all-inclusive, luxury rail cruises. We take pride in offering a […]

The Balkans: Top 10 unmissable sights

We bring you interesting facts and stories from our top 10 unmissable sights on our Balkan Odyssey journey, which travels from Budapest to Venice […]

A Taste of The Silk Road – Samarkand, Tashkent and Almaty

Golden Eagle’s Reservation Manager, Zoe Chittim, shares the final part of her travel diary through the fascinating regions of Samarkand, […]

A Taste of The Silk Road – Ashgabat, Merv and Bukhara

In part one of her travel diary, Golden Eagle’s Zoe Chittim describes her Silk Road expedition with great detail, from […]

BAM – The secret Trans-Siberian railway

Stretching to 4324 km in length, spanning over six decades and costing around $30 billion to complete, the Baikal-Amur Mainline […]

Flying Scotsman makes triumphant return

We look back at the Flying Scotsman’s marvelled past, including Tim Littler’s first journey using the train, as it returns […]

Discover the hidden gems of Siberia

Look closer at the Siberian Discovery journey to find out why even the most remote parts of Russia can be […]

Cold War Moscow

Matthew Woodward takes a journey through Moscow’s Cold War past, discovering locations that were once classified as state secrets. If you are […]

Spectacular Switzerland

Golden Eagle’s Company President and Founder, Tim Littler, captures the excitement of travelling through spectacular Switzerland, on a collection of historic […]

Photographing the Northern Lights

In the final part of our Northern Lights blog series, Dr. Robin Catchpole shares his expert tips and advice for photographing the spectacular Aurora Borealis. […]